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New department chairs bring  fresh energy to programs

New department chairs bring fresh energy to programs

September 15, 2019

English and Creative Writing, Design and Theatre students should expect to see new faces running their departments this year, as the college begins to fill its empty chair positions. One new face on the Cha...

Students design condom dispensers for CPS

Students design condom dispensers for CPS

May 5, 2014

To promote safe sex among adolescents, a group of Columbia students are using their design skills to create free condom dispensers for high school students. Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health received a federal grant of $19.7 million in 2010 for ...

Next task at hand

Next task at hand

By Media Relations Editor

May 5, 2014

Let’s face it: The Chicago Bulls had a slim chance of hoisting the NBA trophy in June, so I’m somewhat grateful the team exited the playoffs sooner than expected.Chicagoans were put out of their misery...

Wise Ass: April Fool’s Edition

April 7, 2014

Wise Ass, Student Programming Board's open mic comedy night, celebrated April Fool's Day at Haus, 623 S. Wabash Ave. The April 1 event featured acts such as We Cute, Charaidan and Columbia's improv gro...

Liberal arts degrees contribute billions to US economy

Liberal arts degrees contribute billions to US economy

March 31, 2014

Just when you were beginning to think your liberal arts degree was useless in the current economy, new statistics suggest otherwise. Data from the National Endowment of the Arts and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis show that the arts and cultural production industry added a...

City puts breaks on ride-share companies

By Metro Editor

February 17, 2014

Ride-share companies, such as Uber and Lyft, are facing roadblocks because of regulations pro- posed by the mayor and a lawsuit filed by major cab companies. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Emma Mitts (37th Ward) introduced a draft ordinance to City Council Feb. 5 to standardize the currently unregulated ride-share companies. If the ordinance passes, ride-share companies would be required to pay an annual fee of $25,0...

Rapper handles injustice like a Bahhs

Rapper handles injustice like a Bahhs

February 17, 2014

You may not know it by looking at her, but petite, soft-spoken Ambrelle Gambrelle, a West Side rapper who performs under the moniker Bella Bahhs, is tough. Bahhs, a spoken word artist, made her rap debut...

Recession takes toll on Metra

Recession takes toll on Metra

February 17, 2014

More commuters than ever are turning to public transit, although Metra was left out in the cold during the Great Recession as commuters heavily relied on the Chicago Transit Authority, according to a Fe...

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March 21, 2013

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Administrators address Faculty Senate concerns

By Alexandra Kukulka

December 9, 2012

At its meeting Dec. 7, the Faculty Senate had an open discussion with college deans and top administrators to address concerns about transparency that the Senate raised in a Nov. 27 letter to administrators, as reported by The Chronicle Dec. 3.The discussion focused on the merger of the Marketing Communication and Arts, Entertainment & Media Management departments, the possible split of the School of Fine & Performing Ar...

Faculty Senate raises concerns

By Alexandra Kukulka

December 2, 2012

In a Nov. 27 statement sent to college administrators, the Faculty Senate expressed “serious concern” regarding the administration’s decision-making process during this “important period of transition” for Columbia.The letter stressed the importance of two specific concerns: transparency and communication.“To be clear, [the Senate is] not commenting here on the efficacy of specific decisions, but on the lack of...

Editor’s note: More cooperation needed from Faculty Senate

By Heather Scroering

December 2, 2012

Transparency and communication are two gripes the entire college has had since prioritization began a year and a half ago, perhaps longer. These two issues persist, as the Faculty Senate showed when it emailed a statement Nov. 27 to several college administrators addressing Columbia’s lack of transparency and communication during the process of making major decisions. The letter detailed specific events the Senate felt th...

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